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Interested in Korat? Let us answer your questions about / Re: Korat snakes.
« Last post by thaiga on Yesterday at 05:29:05 PM »
Hi sotonowL, there's an interesting thread below about the feared creatures

Man Wins Desperate Struggle to Free Penis From Toilet Python
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Meanwhile in the USA / Re: Charles Manson never killed anyone
« Last post by thaiga on Yesterday at 12:41:11 PM »
"Charles Manson never killed anyone."  Can the same be said to some politicians ;)

"Charles Manson never killed anyone."
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Business & Economy / Re: BoT: Consumption eroded by high debt
« Last post by thaiga on Yesterday at 12:32:47 PM »
Whatever the government give the poor people, it lines the pockets of the rich. Like the recent 300 bht a month handout which is given in coupons for only purchase of certain items and can only be changed for certain goods at chosen outlets. ;)

So the outlets that are already well into the money are the winners.
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Interested in Korat? Let us answer your questions about / Re: Korat snakes.
« Last post by thaiga on Yesterday at 12:23:04 PM »
YES ... Me too kev. The story goes ...

The video, first posted Nov. 7 by Godzillanoi Kephet, shows the elderly woman seize the snake by the tail and perform a ferocious overhead swing to end its existence.

“Again, granny, it’s not dead yet!” the videographer can be heard shouting as the granny whacks the snake with such force she decapitates it.

“It’s dead now, granny,” he says as she reveals the reason for the alleged revenge-killing:

“It ate my toads!”

khaosodenglish.com
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 The annual Floral Park Festival is back at Wang Nam Khiao district in Nakhon Ratchasima until February 28 with colourful eye candy of more 100,000 blooms.

Open daily from 8am to 6pm, the floral exhibition is divided into five zones featur?ing a variety of auspicious plants, rose and orchid gardens, flower seeding nursery learning centre for sustainable agricultural development, an observation tower, bamboo tunnel and a vertical gardeninspired display of colourful petunia, begonia and coleus, with beautiful rose fences creating a delightful floral spectacle.

Admission is Bt150 for adults and Bt50 for children and seniors.
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Scams & Crime / 12 Arrested in Thai Football Rigging Inquiry
« Last post by Johnnie F. on Yesterday at 09:45:44 AM »
BANGKOK — Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among 12 people arrested for alleged match-fixing.

Somyot held a news conference Tuesday with national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda to announce an investigation was underway into the results of a match in July and three matches in September.

Police reported that four players from the Navy club and one from Nakhon Ratchasima were allegedly paid up to 200,000 Thai baht ($6,100) to manipulate results.

The FAT and Royal Thai Police used information from data services company Sportradar as part of the investigation after reports of an unusual number of goals being scored in the late stages of the games.

“Match-fixing has been committed for a long time,” Somyot said during the news conference at the Royal Thai Police headquarters. “It’s time we eradicate this wrongdoing which is like a bad diseased of our body that needs to be cured.”

Chakthip said 12 people were in custody. Court details were not immediately available.

Somyat said those involved had confessed to the match-fixing.

“I have to give big credit to the Royal Thai Police for their work or otherwise we will see the fall of Thai football if match-fixing is not tackled,” Somyot said.

Chakthip said the alleged fixing was coordinated through a network comprising players, two referees, a club official and domestic and international investors.

He said the match and club officials can face up to 10 years in prison and fines if found guilty of match-fixing, and players could face up to five years in jail and fines.

Khaosodenglish

More:

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30332202

https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/sports/1364679/clubs-distance-selves-from-alleged-match-fixing-culprits
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Interested in Korat? Let us answer your questions about / Re: Korat snakes.
« Last post by Kev on Yesterday at 06:48:38 AM »
:lol
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Have no fear the surin granny's here - the clip racked up more than 3 million views

Angry Surin Granny Goes Beast Mode on Snake
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Half as serious and less / The strangest thing you’ve heard an expat complain about?
« Last post by thaiga on November 21, 2017, 04:07:22 PM »
Well! it's time for another post from reddit.com. Headed - The strangest thing you’ve heard an expat complain about?
  I suppose that could include forums as well  ;D I have heard a guy complaining that nobody understands him, wonder why that is duh.
another moaning because beer has gone up by 10bht, really this is too much  ::)


The strangest thing you’ve heard an expat complain about?

At dinner tonight I overheard an older couple (British I think) complain to each other during the entire meal about how difficult it is to get their helicopter into Thailand.

Rich people problems.

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 Thailand_Throwaway 36 points 10 days ago
Not that strange when you realize these are the type of people who complain about people everywhere, no matter what country they are in.

Most of the bitter expats who complain about Thai people would be happy to engage you in a conversation about how much they hate people in their own country too.

Bitter people are bitter regardless of what country they are in.

calzennChiang Mai 0 points 10 days ago
I am willing to bet money they hang out mainly in 'beer bars'

BeerHorseBangkok 16 points 10 days ago
Complaining about how nobody here understands what they're saying - whilst speaking english.

upvotersfortruthBuriram 3 points 8 days ago
Complaining is the Expat national pastime here. Most of every week is spent preparing inane things to complain about while drinking changs with your mates on the weekend.

realityfiend12 1 point 6 days ago
Is that the same overweight, balding, middle-aged expat that makes youtube videos almost exclusively about ...

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